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Thousands Visit City for Family Weekend at HPU

High Point University welcomed more than 5,000 visitors to campus for its annual Winter Family Weekend on Feb. 3-5. The economic impact of the university, $500 million annually, is a vital source for businesses in the city. The High Point Convention and Visitor’s Bureau estimates that Family Weekend alone generates more than $1.5 million in […]

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HPU Releases Poll on Offshore Drilling

The first High Point University Poll of 2018 finds that a majority (53 percent) of North Carolinians oppose opening waters off North Carolina’s coast to drilling. The North Carolina public also has a variety of views on the costs and benefits of such a policy.

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HPU Releases Approval Poll

A High Point University Poll finds that North Carolinians give President Donald Trump a job approval rating of 38 percent and Gov. Roy Cooper an approval rating of 46 percent. Meanwhile, a majority continue to say the country is headed in the wrong direction.

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HPU’s William Penn Project Shares Website at Penn-Griffin High School

Members of HPU’s William Penn Project, including Dr. Paul Ringel, HPU history professor and project leader, and former HPU students, joined with students at Penn-Griffin School for the Arts in celebration of the historic High Point sit-ins. During the celebratory event, HPU presented the William Penn Project website to a crowded auditorium.       […]

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HPU Shares William Penn Project Website with Students at Penn-Griffin

Fifty-eight years after the High Point sit-ins, High Point University students and faculty joined Penn-Griffin School for the Arts students to celebrate and remember the historic occasion. Members of HPU’s William Penn Project, including Dr. Paul Ringel, HPU history professor and project leader, and former HPU students, took part in the celebratory event by presenting […]

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Students Receive Hands-On Learning In HPU’s Free Physical Therapy Clinic

Dr. Alicia Emerson, assistant professor of physical therapy, discusses how students receive hands-on learning opportunities with patients inside High Point University’s Free Physical Therapy Clinic. The clinic’s purpose is to help those who don’t have health insurance or are otherwise unable to afford physical therapy treatments.

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HPU Pharmacy Researcher Combats Opioid Crisis

Dr. Scott Hemby, Chair of Basic Pharmaceutical Sciences in the Fred Wilson School of Pharmacy, is researching properties in plants to find an alternative for addictive pain killers. CLICK HERE if you’re interested in learning from leading researchers in the Fred Wilson School of Pharmacy.    

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Spectrum News: HPU Opens Free Physical Therapy Clinic

High Point University’s Department of Physical Therapy has opened a free physical therapy clinic to provide equitable health care for the uninsured. The clinic is staffed with a full-time clinician and features 9,000 square feet of space with an MRI machine, six private treatment rooms, a group exercise area and innovative equipment. For more information, […]

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HPU Pharmacy’s Dr. Joy Greene Talks Flu Medication

As the worst flu season in a decade nears its peak, Dr. Joy Greene, High Point University pharmacy professor, addresses the difference between generic and brand name Tamiflu amidst medication shortages. CLICK HERE if you’re interested in learning from leading researchers in the Fred Wilson School of Pharmacy.    

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